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Olive Garden moves forward with building permits for restaurant in Spokane Valley

California-based RSI Group Inc., a design, development and construction company, filed an application with the city for building permits that include demolishing Hong Kong Buffet at 14742 E. Indiana Ave. …

Totally cool! Eat, drink and be merry at the Davenport Grand’s terrace igloos

The holidays are over, but the Davenport Grand Hotel is offering a new experience that celebrates winter without the use of ice skates, skis or sleds. Six igloos located on …

Setting up shop: Birdie’s Pie in Post Falls serves more than sweet and savory desserts

To say that Sharee Moss has her fingers in many pies is not much of an exaggeration. She’s a mother of five, a nurse practitioner in the pediatric ER at …

What’s for dinner tonight: alligator sandwiches in Spokane Valley, Baby Yoda cocktail in Browne’s Addition

It’s a new year, and these two new menu items are certainly raising a few eyebrows.

New on the menu in 2020: Culinary industry weighs in on the year ahead in the Spokane area

The Spokane area’s culinary scene is on the rise and burgeoning by many accounts. With the new year a week old, The Spokesman-Review asked members of that growing culinary industry …

The Dirt: Owner of Thai Bamboo plans new location on Spokane’s South Hill

The owner of several Thai Bamboo restaurants in the Spokane area has filed a building permit with the city for a new location on the South Hill.

UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 3, 2020

Owner of Thai Bamboo to build another location on Spokane’s South Hill

The owner of several Thai Bamboo restaurants in the Spokane area has filed a building permit with the city for a new location on the South Hill.

Advice for restaurant gift cards: Use them ASAP

So you received a restaurant gift card or certificate. Visions of good times on a friend’s dime are dancing in your head.

UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 28, 2019

What’s old is new again: Former Milford’s Fish House is now Shawn O’Donnell’s American Grill & Irish Pub

When Shawn O’Donnell’s American Grill & Irish Pub opened on Dec. 2 on Monroe Street and Broadway Avenue, the restaurant had big plates and pints to fill in the building …

UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 26, 2019

Decade in review: Spokane’s food scene mirrors a city on the rise

Spokane’s dining scene – once mostly meat and potatoes, burgers and fries, and national chains – is coming into its own.

Don’t feel like cooking on Christmas Day? There are options

Somehow it slipped that dinner needs to be served, as well, today. Here are a few options if you don’t feel like cooking on Christmas Day:

UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 17, 2019

Gonzaga memories of China Dragon, Kim’s Korean Restaurant in Spokane linger

The Spokesman-Review’s photo editor, Liz Kishimoto, and I have a number of important things in common. She and I are the only minority managers at this 136-year-old newspaper and carry …

S-R reader shares his longtime love of pho in Spokane

I very much enjoyed your piece in Wednesday’s S-R Food section comparing Three Sisters and Le Brothers. We, too, have been longtime – some 25 years – fans of pho …

UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 27, 2019

Potluck, restaurant, buffet and free meals are available on Thanksgiving Day

Black Angus Steakhouse - Thursday. Full turkey dinner with all the trimmings. 11 a.m.-9 p.m. 14724 E. Indiana Ave., Spokane Valley. $22 adults; $10 youth. (509) 927-1177. Clinkerdagger - Thursday. …

Happy Hour of the Week: the Onion Bar & Grill North Spokane

Details + don’t miss: Discounts for wine, beer, wells and growlers are $1-$3, while the food takes the spotlight. Signature onion rings are 50% off, and $6 bites include a …

Pho face-off: Le Brothers and Three Sisters serve Vietnamese cuisine within 1.3 miles of each other on Sprague

Sibling rivalry is commonplace, but how about sibling rivalry in (only) company names and signage? You’ll find the latter in the form of Le Brothers and Three Sisters Restaurant on …

UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 18, 2019

What’s Hoppin’ This Week: Tap takeovers, throwback movie nights and new releases

Whistle Punk Brewing (122 S. Monroe St.) is hosting a new monthly cult-movie series in its taproom highlighting underappreciated (or just bad) action, sci-fi and horror films from the 1980s …

UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 30, 2019

The joint is closing: Lindaman’s to serve final slice of pie this week after 35 years

Walking in as a customer in need of coffee, a drink or a bite to eat, you’d be forgiven for not realizing that this is a place forged out of …

Happy Hour of the Week: Cochinito Taqueria

During Happy Hour, it’s $1 off select tacos, appetizers, beer and margaritas. During all-night Happy Hour on Tuesdays, one featured taco is $2. The margarita at chef-owner Travis Dickinson’s taqueria …

UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 24, 2019

Made With Love Bakery is her dream: ‘I hope that I can be a blessing to the neighborhood,’ owner Callie Johnson says

Made With Love Bakery opened on June 29, but owner Callie Johnson has been baking out of the shop’s commercial kitchen since January. She sells her goods through the Indaba …

Ramen burger at Nudo is worth a little canoodling

Ramen Burgers aren’t new. I first ate the menu item – where bread buns are replaced by two ramen buns – at chef Joseph Elevado’s Andrea’s in Encore Las Vegas …

Happy Hour of the Week: Craft & Gather

Owner and partner Darrin Sanders’ Craft & Gather in the former clubhouse of Painted Hills Golf Course has become a favorite and go-to Happy Hour in Spokane Valley.

A new beginning: David Adlard’s Candle in the Woods is back in business in Athol

The light went out for chef David Adlard’s Candle in the Woods in Athol about two years ago. Adlard was operating out of his home, initially as a bed and …

UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 17, 2019

Running Tab: An unexpected community is discovered at Yards dinner

Moving is difficult – duh, right? – but beyond the challenges of physically transporting your home from one place to another, a few aspects of relocating to a new city …

Sunday in Spokane: Sugar? Yes, please – at Trailbreaker Cider, Hello Sugar and Luna

With all the peace and quiet around me, I took it upon myself to enjoy a sugar rush – everything in moderation, of course – and checked out two new …

Happy Hour of the Week: Steam Plant

Steam Plant was named by Men’s Journal as one of “the 10 coolest places in America to drink craft beer.” And it’s no wonder. The 1916 building, which operated as …

Steam Plant is named one of 10 coolest places in America to drink craft beer

Spokane has received some love for its burgeoning craft beer scene, as Men’s Journal has included Steam Plant Brewing Company in downtown on the magazine’s new list titled “The 10 …

C’mon, get Happy (Hour): It’s time to gather with friends and celebrate

There are a number of reasons to be happy about Happy Hour. The workday is over. It’s time to gather with friends. Why not over food and drinks that are …

More than a year after devastating fire, Shogun restaurant to reopen at new location in Spokane Valley

After Shogun was destroyed by a fire last year, owner Joseph Lee made a promise to his longtime customers to rebuild the iconic sushi and hibachi restaurant. Lee purchased the …

UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 13, 2019

Birds and Bubbles? Yes, it’s fried chicken and champagne for dinner

It might seem like an unlikely pairing, but Wandering Table hosted a Birds and Bubbles dinner across the corridor at the Yards Bruncheon on Thursday night in Kendall Yards, and …